Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park, Vatnajokull National Park

Now considered to be part of Vatnajokull National Park Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park offers the chance to explore Icelandic valleys, glaciers, rivers, and mountains. Starting at the information center, plan a guided tour through the park's grounds or hike the trails yourself. Known for its consistently sunny weather, the park is also home to tons of plant life; birds, such as ravens and merlins; and mammals, such as arctic foxes and mink. You can hike up on the glacier, known to be the largest in Europe. Check out one of the major focal points within the park, Svartifoss waterfall or "black waterfall." Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park by using our Vatnajokull National Park trip maker.
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  • Those natural columns are just magnificent. A great spot for taking pictures and have a walk in the park  more »
  • Skaftafell national park is next to glacier Vatnajökull and thr landscape is beautiful I took the hike to the glacier and it was a nice walk through the trees The visitor center was good  more »

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